Mandy's To-Do List
04/19/2014 - 11/11/2014 - All Day
Visit one of our beautiful state parks for free this weekend! Washington State Parks announces Sunday, Jan. 19 and Monday, Jan. 20 are the first of 12 “free days” in 2014 when visitors are not required to display the Discover Pass to visit a state park.
The “free days” are in keeping with legislation that created the Discover Pass, a $30 annual or $10 one-day permit required on state-managed recreation lands managed by Washington State Parks, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Department of Natural Resources. The 2014 State Parks free days are as follows:
• January 19 and 20 – in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day
• March 19 – Washington State Parks birthday
• April 19 – A spring Saturday “free day”
• April 22 – Earth Day
• May 11 – A spring Sunday “free day”
• June 7 and 8 – National Trails Day and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Free Fishing Weekend
• June 14 – National Get Outdoors Day
• August 25 – National Park Service birthday
• September 27 – National Public Lands Day
• November 11 – Veterans Day
04/19/2014 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm at Bellingham Police Station
505 Grand Ave
Fun with the Fuzz 5K is a non-profit race in Bellingham that supports families of police officers who area killed in the line of duty. 100% of the proceeds are donated to the Behind the Badge Foundation. The race starts and ends at the Bellingham Police Station. Your $20 race fee includes a t-shirt, grocery bag and pint glass.
04/19/2014 - 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Skagit Speedway
4796 Old Highway 99 North
Skagit Speedway kicks off their 60th year of entertaining families on Saturday night, April 19th with four classes of action set to take on the 3/10 mile oval. Saturday’s races include: 410 Sprint Cars, 360 Sprint Cars, Sportsman Sprint Car, and Outlaw Tuners. Gates open at 5pm, racing starts at 7pm.
Skagit Speedway’s amenities include a family section, concessions, kids club, free parking, a large overnight camping area, and a beer garden.
04/24/2014 - 10:00 am - 1:30 pm at Mount Baker Theatre
104 N Commercial St
International superstar Bronkar Lee blends music, comedy, raw skill, and contagious energy in a way that you’ve never before experienced. His one man “circus of sound” is unbelievably just a mouth and a body full of pulsing rhythmic energy, and combined with charismatic audience interaction, this is a show that will leave you in awe. Bronkar has honed his craft with appearances all over the United States, Canada, and Europe while touring the cruise ship, music festival, college, and fair circuits.
Date/Time: Apr 24th @ 10:00am and 12:15pm
Price: Tickets $5.00/$6.50 plus applicable fees.
04/25/2014 - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm at Bellingham Boys & Girls Club
1715 Kentucky Street
“Come Sail Away” at the 35th Annual KidsFest Auction to benefit the Bellingham Boys & Girls Club, on Friday, April 25, 2014 at 5:30 pm. Presented by KeyBank. Champagne, Appetizers, and Dinner. Catered by Hilltop Restaurant & Catering. Live & silent auctions, raffles, dessert dash – all to benefit the 3,500 youth served through the Club annually.
Event is $65 per person until March 25, after March 25-$75 per person. VIP whiskey tasting tickets are $45 extra. For more information, please contact Bellingham Branch Director Jill Reid at KidsFest@whatcomclubs.org, call 360-527-9777, or visit www.whatcomclubs.org.
05/01/2014 - 05/18/2014 - All Day at Claire vg Thomas Theatre
655 Front Street
The Lynden Performing Arts Guild presents The Mouse That Roared – a hilarious, rib-tickling comedy. The Mouse That Roared is a quirky classic of world literature, a poignant tale of political morality, and a hilarious, ultimately triumphant portrait of international relations from the perspective of the little guy.
Tickets are $12 for Adults, $10 for seniors (62 or better) and students, and $8 for children. The box office opens Tuesday April 22 at the theatre. Visit in person, or call 354 4425, between 1:00 and 3:00 pm, Tuesday through Friday.
Performance dates include: May 1, 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17 at 7:30pm; May 4, 10, 11, 16, 17 at 2:00pm
05/03/2014 - 9:30 am - 12:30 pm at Oak Bowl & Mario’s Pizza
531 SE Midway Blvd.
Bowl for Kids’ Sake is Big Brothers Big Sisters’ signature fundraiser. Kids with a Big Brother of Big Sister say their Big helped them make better choices in their life.
Bowl for Kids’ Sake is the perfect way for individuals to make an impact on our community – it only takes a little bit of effort to raise the money that is vital to our program’s success.
As a “thank you” for your support and enthusiasm, Big Brothers Big Sisters hosts a celebratory party at Oak Bowl. No bowling experience is required, only the willingness to share in our heartfelt and sincere thanks for helping us transform our community.
Form a team. Get your friends and family involved! Get your team signed up now and start fundraising today! Sign up your company! Can your company put together more fundraising teams? What about underwriting our expenses through sponsorship? Click HERE to sign up.
05/04/2014 - 06/01/2014 - 8:00 am - 1:00 pm at The Rome Grange
2821 Mt. Baker Hwy
Rome Grange hosts a Community Breakfast–the first Sunday of the Month (September through June). The cost is $5 for adults/$2 for kids, ages 6-10/free for kids ages 5-and-under.
The fastest service is between 11am and 1pm. For more details, call 739-9605.
05/17/2014 - 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm at Maritime Heritage Park
500 W. Holly Street
If you see hundreds of men walking through downtown Bellingham in high heels, don’t be surprised: it’s the annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Men’s March!